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NORTH LAKE MANAGEMENT DISTRICT: Grant A: Wave Propagation Differences Among Powered Vessels

The North Lake Management District is sponsoring a project to study the impact of boat wake propagation (amplitude, frequency and origin) on shorelines and lake sediment.

Project final deliverables include: a whitepaper research report, and excel spreadsheets containing all data collected for the study.

Specific project activities include: 1) Measurement of waves caused by boat wakes; 2) Drone photography twice a week for 18 weeks; 3) Compilation of boat traffic conditions during drone photography; and 4) Compilation of weather during drone photography.

Special Conditions: 1) All data shall be entered into the SWIMS database.

This scope summarizes the project detail provided in the application and does not negate tasks/deliverables described therein. Data, records, and reports, including GIS-based maps, and digital images, must be submitted to the Department in a format specified by the regional Lake Biologist.

If consultant is to provide final report, it is recommended that Grantee provide DNR Lake Coordinator with a draft for comment on report adequacy prior to making final payment to the consultant. DNR to receive both paper and electronic .pdf copies of the final report along with, or prior to submission of grantee's final payment request.

Project Type LAKE_GRANT - Large Scale Lake Planning
Project ID LPL177921
Year Started 2021

People/Organizations Involved

  • North Lake Management District